From weeknight suppers to holiday entertaining

Vermicelli with Pink Clam Sauce

By |2014-12-20T09:17:57-08:00May 3, 2014|

Create a restaurant quality meal for your next dinner party in less than 20 minutes. This pink clam sauce is a combination of garlic white wine sauce and tomato sauce. [...]

Slow Cooker Reuben Sandwiches

By |2014-04-22T21:04:45-07:00April 19, 2014|

I recently stumbled upon a recipe where someone put lunchmeat in a crockpot with beef broth. I wish I could remember the source, so I could give them credit. That [...]

Slow Cooker Jamaican Jerk Chicken

By |2017-05-12T07:44:36-07:00April 15, 2014|

Don’t let the heat of Jamaican Jerk intimidate you. This Slow Cooker Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Rice recipe is finished off with a creamy dressing to tame the spice and [...]

Tender Juicy Beef Ribs

By |2016-10-17T08:44:22-07:00March 16, 2014|

You don’t have to be a diehard pitmaster to make tender juicy beef ribs. All you need is a little time, a grill and some foil. These ribs were marinated [...]

Garden-fresh Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

By |2016-01-23T09:12:27-08:00February 8, 2014|

This slow cooker spaghetti sauce recipe is like having an Italian grandma in your kitchen preparing dinner for you all day. The fresh tomatoes and mushrooms simmer for hours with [...]

Bacon Corn Chowder

By |2015-03-19T07:47:20-07:00December 24, 2013|

It’s Christmas Eve, and that means one very important thing in our holiday kitchen. It’s the day we eat mom’s corn chowder. For as long as I can remember, my [...]

Roasted Beef Tri-Tip with Bourbon Glaze

By |2015-12-30T10:07:18-08:00December 7, 2013|

An exquisite, moist, very flavorful tri-tip roast can be prepared in under an hour following this easy recipe. Your family or guests will be wowed with the seared, seasoned rind [...]

Brined and Grilled Turkey

By |2015-12-23T09:47:49-08:00November 24, 2013|

This is a time-saving, oven-saving way to make a Thanksgiving turkey. I’ve been brining my turkey for years. I usually boil a pot of water and dissolve some salt, sugar [...]

Campfire Hobo Stew

By |2015-10-11T07:46:03-07:00October 7, 2013|

This is my all-time favorite camping recipe. I learned it while I was a camp counselor at YMCA’s Camp Piomingo in Kentucky. It’s a great dish to prepare with your [...]

Campfire Paella

By |2016-08-26T12:50:45-07:00September 26, 2013|

When traveling, I always find a way to make food the focal point. Usually, our itinerary includes dinner at a local hot spot, a wine tour or a stop at [...]